Mangold Anker Phillips Management Team

Mangold Anker Phillips is a full service public accounting firm. Our firm experience is wide and varied with over 100 years of combined experience in highly complex accounting and tax matters. We have worked in many industries and companies of every size and a wide range of needs.

Thomas Mangold
Thomas Mangold
CPA/ABV/CITP/CGMA
Erin G. Anker
Erin G. Anker
CPA/CFF, CFE, CVA
Jaime Phillips
Jaime Phillips
CPA
Jeffrey Ersig
Jeffrey Ersig
CPA/CFF
Lisa A. Sretenovic
Lisa A. Sretenovic
CPA/CITP/CGMA
Erica Fink
Erica Fink
CPA

Thomas Mangold

BBA, Accounting, University of Texas at Austin

Member:
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants

Thomas Mangold, CPA formed the firm that grew into The Mangold Group, CPAs, PC in 1991.  After spending two years at one of the largest world-wide accounting and consulting firms, Thomas set out to grow The Mangold Group to become one of Austin’s top 25 CPA firms. In 2020 The Mangold Group, CPAs, PC and Phillips Anker, PC merged to become Mangold Anker Phillips, PLLC, of which Thomas is a partner and the firm President.

Thomas holds the advanced credentials of Accredited in Business Valuation (ABV) and Certified Information Technology Professional (CITP) awarded by the AICPA.  A CITP provides an organization with someone who can translate technical information into results-oriented business language that key decision makers can understand. Thomas’ additional specializations include management advisory services, aircraft tax consulting, outsource accounting, and advanced tax planning.

Thomas’ hands-on approach to problem-solving and a personal interest in each client’s success is a driving force behind Mangold Anker Phillips.

When Thomas is not practicing accounting, he is motorcycling, traveling, or fishing.

Erin G. Anker

BS, Accounting, Widener University, Wilmington, Delaware

Member:
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants
Association of Certified Fraud Examiners
National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts

Erin Anker, CPA is a partner of Mangold Anker Phillips, PLLC. Erin joined the firm that became Phillips Anker, PC in 2001 after having worked in a medium-sized firm in Wilmington, Delaware. As a partner of Phillips Anker, Erin grew the firm to become among the top 25 CPA firms in Austin. In 2020 Phillips Anker, PC and The Mangold Group, CPAs, PC merged to become Mangold Anker Phillips, PLLC, of which Erin is the firm Vice President.

Erin has over 25 years of accounting, auditing, and tax experience with specializations in business valuations, financial statement preparation, and internal control assessments. In the last ten years, Erin has expanded her expertise in forensic accounting and fraud investigations and analysis. Erin holds the advanced credentials of Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF), Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), and Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA).

Erin enjoys traveling to cool beaches, reading great mystery books, and growing anything that she can in her garden.

Jaime Phillips

BBA, Accounting, Texas A&M University

Member:
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants
Association of Certified Fraud Examiners

After working at a large accounting firm in Houston for five years, Jaime joined the firm that became Phillips Anker, PC and became the sole owner in 1996. As a partner of Phillips Anker, Jaime built a significant practice in small business tax planning, tax compliance, and estate tax and grew Phillips Anker to become among the top 25 CPA firms in Austin. In 2020 Phillips Anker, PC and The Mangold Group, CPAs, PC merged to become Mangold Anker Phillips, PLLC.  Jaime Phillips, CPA is a partner of Mangold Anker Phillips, PLLC.

Jaime has over 32 years of advanced tax planning and tax compliance experience. Her specializations include trust and estate tax, as well as business and individual federal and states taxation.

Jaime enjoys scuba diving, cooking and helping with the good works of the Rotary Club of Austin, of which she is a member.

Jeff Ersig

BA, Political Science, University of Wisconsin at Madison

MBA, University of California at Davis

Member:
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants
Wisconsin Society of Certified Public Accountants

Jeff Ersig, CPA, is a Senior Manager at Mangold Anker Phillips, PLLC and has been with the firm since 2012.

Jeff’s specializations include advanced tax planning, projections, and compliance for businesses and individuals. He has over 25 years of experience in a variety of accounting disciplines, including over 15 years of public accounting experience with a concentration in tax consulting for individual and business clients. He also has extensive experience in forensic accounting and litigation support in marital dissolution matters and he has served as a CFO for a non-profit organization. Jeff holds the Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF) credential from the AICPA.

Jeff enjoys running, hiking, traveling, and exploring the Austin music scene.

Lisa A. Sretenovic

BBA, Accounting, University of Texas at San Antonio
MBA, Finance, University of Texas at San Antonio

Member:
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants

Lisa Sretenovic, CPA has been at The Mangold Group, CPAs, PC since 2012.  In 2020 The Mangold Group, CPAs, PC and Phillips Anker, PC merged to become Mangold Anker Phillips, PLLC.  Lisa Sretenovic, CPA is a partner of Mangold Anker Phillips, PLLC. She manages outsource accounting for firm clients with a focus on process automation to most effectively serve clients’ objectives.

Lisa brings over 30 years of experience in industry accounting as CFO or controller for small business as well as Fortune 500 companies in various industries such as home building and real estate, telecommunications, manufacturing, SaaS, hospitality, and oil & gas.  Lisa holds the advanced credentials of Certified Information Technology Professional (CITP), as well as QuickBooks Online Advanced Certified.

Lisa enjoys supporting financial literacy and volunteers at nonprofit organizations, such as Texas Accountants and Lawyers for the Arts (TALA). Her hobbies include wine tasting, international travel, and designing and sewing wedding gowns.

Erica Fink

BS, Accounting, Pepperdine University

Member:
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants
Austin Women’s Investing Group

North Carolina Association of CPAs

Erica Fink, CPA has been at The Mangold Group, CPAs, PC since 2016.  In 2020 The Mangold Group, CPAs, PC and Phillips Anker, PC merged to become Mangold Anker Phillips, PLLC of which Erica is a Tax Manager.

Erica has been working in taxation since 2012 and specializes in partnerships, S corporations, C corporations, and individual income complex tax planning, projections, and preparations.  Her specialties expand into state income and sales tax nexus and ASC Topic 740 income tax provisions calculations. Erica is a licensed CPA in Texas and North Carolina.

In addition to hanging out with her dog Phoenix, Erica enjoys volleyball and boardgames and going to Spurs games, local restaurants and breweries.